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CAREER ADVICE

By JASON CONNELL | January 12 2011

This vital skill can open doors to funding, contacts and new opportunities.

By ROCHELLE MAZAR | January 12 2011

Rochelle thinks really far ahead. What will universities be like in 500 years?

By UA/AU | December 06 2010

Rochelle explains the difference between Google searching and academic browsing – and why the two should not be confused.

By ADAM CHAPNICK | December 06 2010

Saying no doesn’t have to be a painful task.

By UA/AU | November 08 2010

Rochelle explores the current state of university courseware and suggests how an ideal system should work.

By NANDA DIMITROV | November 08 2010

Your feedback may have different meanings.

By JO VANEVERY | October 12 2010

An explanation of whether this is the right fit for you.

By ROCHELLE MAZAR | October 12 2010

In the future, will we continue to store our files on a computer, or will we be storing everything on a cloud?

By IAN MACLACHLAN | September 13 2010

How to submit an article to a peer-reviewed journal.

By CARLA GUNN | September 13 2010

The public and private sides of social networking.

By UA/AU | September 13 2010

In this inaugural episode, Rochelle delves in to the world of Twitter. Yes, it can actually be useful to academics.

By UA/AU | August 16 2010

An interview with Doug Peers, associate vice-president graduate and dean of graduate studies at York University, on why academics should consider the life of an administrator.

By MICHAEL MCINTYRE | August 16 2010

The slippery slope of budgeting your research grants.

By ADAM CHAPNICK | July 12 2010

Students and teachers often misunderstand each other’s intentions.

By CAROLYN WATTERS | June 08 2010

A Canadian academic decamps for the Persian Gulf, and a very different postsecondary system.

By UA/AU | May 03 2010

An interview with Jack Duffy, a professor at Dalhousie University, on the benefits of becoming a university administrator.

By JASON CONNELL | April 06 2010

Volunteer work can contribute to your graduate research and strengthen your CV.

By ADAM CHAPNICK | March 22 2010

Tips for building your academic profile.

By UA/AU | March 08 2010

By simply switching on his home computer and picking up the phone, Tom Erickson is already at the office. Could you work this way?

By ADAM CRYMBLE | March 08 2010

Improve your writing skills and beef up your CV by submitting to a more mainstream media outlet.